Index to Chiropractic Literature
Index to Chiropractic Literature
My ICL     Sign In
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Index to Chiropractic LiteratureIndex to Chiropractic LiteratureIndex to Chiropractic Literature
Share:

ICL Home


For best results switch to Advanced Search.
Article Detail
Return to Search Results
ID 4630
  Title A comparison of hip and lumbopelvic inflexibility and low back pain in runners and cyclists
URL https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7706956
Journal J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1995 Jan;18(1):25-28
Author(s)
Subject(s)
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Article
Abstract/Notes

OBJECTIVE: To study the correlation between the incidence of low back pain in active runners and cyclists to their level of lumbopelvic inflexibility.

SETTING: Laboratory setting.

SUBJECTS: One hundred eight volunteers were chosen. None had prior surgery to the hip or lumbar spine regions. Along with runners and cyclists, a sedentary control group was chosen. A medical questionnaire focusing on activity levels in sport and the incidence of disability and low back pain was completed. Eight variables were calculated for statistical significance.

INTERVENTIONS: None. KNOWN OUTCOME MEASURES: Correlation between all variables were calculated. Additionally, ANOVAs for total group on each dependent variable were conducted, followed by Tukey HSDs where significant.

RESULTS: Results indicated significant correlations between hip extension and sit and reach [r (106) = .36, p > .001], year in sport and mileage [r (106) = .39, p > .001], and sex and hip extension [r (106) = .35, p > .001].

CONCLUSION: A correlation between hip and low back inflexibility and the incidence of low back pain and disability in runners and cyclists is not supported by our data. Inconsistency of age control within our subject groups, along with the choice of flexibility testing, may necessitate further investigation on this subject.

This abstract is reproduced with the permission of the publisher. Article only available in print.


 

   Text (Citation) Tagged (Export) Excel
 
Email To
Subject
 Message
Format
HTML Text     Excel



To use this feature you must register a personal account in My ICL. Registration is free! In My ICL you can save your ICL searches in My Searches, and you can save search results in My Collections. Be sure to use the Held Citations feature to collect citations from an entire search session. Read more search tips.

Sign Into Existing My ICL Account    |    Register A New My ICL Account
Search Tips
  • Enclose phrases in "quotation marks".  Examples: "low back pain", "evidence-based"
  • Retrieve all forms of a word with an asterisk*, also called a wildcard or truncation.  Example: chiropract* retrieves chiropractic, chiropractor, chiropractors
  • Register an account in My ICL to save search histories (My Searches) and collections of records (My Collections)
Advanced Search Tips